The stage director of the opening ceremony of the 31st SEA Games, Hoàng Công Cường, said: “The power of graphic image projection technology (mapping) and augmented reality – AR and extended reality technology, which are the latest technologies, will be adopted for the performances that the show cultural identity of Việt Nam and Southeast Asia in general. There will be a display with the symbols of 40 sports from different countries represented by Vietnamese folk paintings in a graphic slide show.”
Artist Trần Ly Ly, general director of the opening and closing ceremonies, announced that music producer Huy Tuấn, the author of the sporting event’s theme song – Let’s Shine – is also the music director of the show. The song conveys a strong sporting solidarity and will close the opening ceremony of SEA Game 31 with performances by many famous artists from Vietnam’s music industry.
“Let’s Shine is expected to be a great performance in which famous performers will perform along with the mascot, symbols of 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups, representatives of 11 Southeast Asian countries, 110 dancers and 250 athletes participating in the games. With this ending, the production team hopes to make a deep impression on the hearts of our international friends,” said Ly.
The SEA Games 31 officially begins on May 12th at the National Stadium My Dinh and runs until May 23rd.
It will feature 40 sports and 526 events and will attract around 10,000 participants from 11 Southeast Asian countries: Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Việt Nam. VNS
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